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Executive Committee | Directors at Large | Regional Presidents

 

Executive Committee

Kurt Hettinga

Kurt A. Hettinga – Chairman
President
Superior Industrial Solutions, Inc.

Kurt Hettinga is President of Superior Oil Company, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Established in 1932 as a privately held home fuel oil distributor, Superior has grown into a full-service chemical distributor, manufacturer, and services provider with a reputation for offering value-added solutions. As a 100% ESOP, Superior’s 290 employee-owners are dedicated to serving 3,700 customers from 10 locations. Kurt joined the industry and Superior as an Indianapolis sales rep in 1996 before relocating to Cincinnati as General Manager in 2001. He moved back to Indianapolis in 2005 as Regional Sales Manager, becoming Vice President of Sales shortly after, and was elected to the board of directors in 2008. He was appointed President in January 2014. Kurt is a 1987 graduate of Ball State University.

 

Edward Boss

Edward Boss – Vice Chairman
President and CEO
Riteks, Inc.

Edward Boss is President of Riteks, Inc., an independent distributor and custom blender of fully formulated chemical products and solutions in the markets of coatings, lubricants, construction, and oil and gas. Riteks, Inc. also offers custom blending and packaging services. Riteks, Inc. has 30 employees and promotes their products throughout the United States with headquarters in Houston, Texas, and a manufacturing and warehouse facility in McKinney, Texas. Before founding Bossco Industries, Inc. in 1989 (which was sold to IMCD US in 2017) and founding Riteks, Inc in 1992, his chemical sales and marketing career included positions with Union Carbide and Air Products and Chemicals. Edward has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA degree from the University of Texas.

 

Megan Gluth-Bohan, Esq.

Megan Bohan, Esq. – Treasurer
CEO
TRInternational, Inc.

Megan Bohan is President and General Counsel for TRInternational, Inc., located in Edmonds, Washington. Established in 1994, TRInternational, Inc. is a family-owned trader/broker chemical distributor employing 26 people. TRInternational, Inc. provides creative sourcing solutions, quality products alternatives, and personal customer service as a world-class, full-line global chemical distribution throughout many industries. The company presents unique sourcing options or custom solutions tailored to meet its customers’ needs and offers extensive product knowledge and industry experience. Megan is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day affairs of TRInternational, Inc.’s business, as well as providing the leadership necessary to craft the company’s future. Prior to entering the chemical distribution industry, she practiced law in the areas of business/corporate representation and civil litigation.

 

 

Directors at Large

 

Randall J. Eppli

Randall J. Eppli
President & CEO
Columbus Chemical Industries, Inc

 

Jess Fegan

Jessica Fegan
Senior Director of Quality & Operations
Connection Chemical LP

 

 

Jason Jacobus

Jason Jacobus
COO
First Hyperion LLC

Jason R. Jacobus is Vice President of Sales for Buckley Oil Company, a family-owned, bulk liquid distributor. Established in 1922, Buckley Oil Company is a chemical and lubricant distributor that focuses on custom blending, private packaging and labeling, along with other traditional distribution services. Buckley services a wide range of industries including oil and gas, paints and coatings, automotive, and manufacturing. Located in Dallas, Texas, Buckley Oil Company employs 50 people. Jason started at Buckley in 2010 after working in consulting where he focused his time on sales, sales management, and selection/development/retention. Jason has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Texas Christian University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. Jason lives in Dallas with his wife and children.

 

Scott Leibowitz

Scott Leibowitz
Regional President
Brenntag North America, Inc.

 

Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin
Vice President
Quadra Chemicals Inc.

Jeff Martin is an accomplished executive with over 36 years of experience having led companies and commercial businesses in both Industrial and Life Science markets. Skilled in chemistries/ingredients related to Polymers, Plastics, Elastomers, Adhesives, Coatings, Food, Nutrition, and Personal Care/Cosmetics. Strong business development professional with a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management.”

 

 

Regional Presidents

Robert E Carroll III

Robert E. Carroll III
Northeast Region
President, R.E. Carroll, Inc.

 

Marilyn Stovall FitzGerald

Marilyn Stovall Fitzgerald
Central Region
President & CEO, Transchemical Inc.

 

Colie Whitaker

Colie Whitaker
Southern Region
President, Whitaker Oil Company

 

Stephen Halpin

Stephen M. Halpin
Western Region
President, Norman, Fox & Co.

 

For bios, please contact Donna Thomas at dthomas@nacd.com.